2 cups of flour
3 eggs
2 cups of milk
1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Beat the eggs (without separating) until very light, then add the milk and salt; pour this mixture on the flour (slowly), beating all the time. Beat until smooth and light, about five minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350º to 375º F (175º to 190º C).
  • Grease muffin pan or small cups, and bake in a moderately hot oven about thirty-five minutes.
NOTE: Popovers should increase to four times their original size.

Real Cooking

Did You Know?
A popover is a light, hollow roll made from an egg batter similar to that used in making Yorkshire pudding.

The name "popover" comes from the fact that the batter swells or "pops" over the top of the muffin tin while baking.

Popovers  can also be baked in individual custard cups.